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  • M-PESA; Beyond The Buzz

    I’ve been meaning to pen my thoughts on this over the better half of this year but time has nonetheless been very elusive. I happened to watch a video recording of a panel discussion about technology in Africa and naturally M-PESA seems to permeate through the discussion in one way or another. Two points were [...]

  • Africa; Potentially A Significant Market/Audience for Facebook to Lose?

    I started drafting this post on May 21st 2011 and my thoughts apparently got lost in the bytes only to be revived today and changing the title from Why Facebook Could Be An African Entrepreneurs Biggest Asset simply because Facebook is more than entrepreneurial advantage for Africa and Africans it is a social change agent. [...]

  • My Two Cents on Google Wallet

    I happen to have studied payments systems during my past academic explorations. Also most importantly I have witnessed the exponential growth of MPESA; a Kenyan payment system based on SMS which has a turnover of just about a third of Kenya’s GDP. At the same time credit card and debit card proliferation and tie-ups in [...]



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